Sydney Destination Guide


Looking for a weekend or a few days away with the perfect combination of sun, beach and shopping? Sydney is a cosmopolitan, sun-soaked Harbourside city, with picturesque beaches, outdoor pools and parks, restaurants, bars, cafes and world class shopping. 

Sydney is a city of towns offering wonderful spots to explore from Potts Point, to the Rocks, city centre, Bondi Beach, enjoy the ferry trip to Manly. Explore the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour National Park, Bondi Beach, Sydney harbour Bridge, Botanical Gardens, The Rocks, Taronga Zoo, and much more. Or take a break from the city and enjoy a short trip from Sydney to the stunning Blue Mountains and Three Sisters.

We recommend visiting Sydney from late September to early December or February to April to enjoy their warm weather, but avoid peak crowds. Sydney has world-class, user-friendly public transport with trains, light rail, buses and ferries.



Top Sightseeing Tours and Attraction Deals in Sydney

The Sydney Pass

The Sydney Pass give you access to all the top attractions in Sydney. Save up to 45% on your choice of 3, 4, 5 or 7 attractions. Choose between Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Sydney and Bondi, Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, the Sydney Opera House, Wild Life Sydney Zoo, Harbour Sightseeing Cruise, Madame Tussauds Sydney, the National Maritime Museum and more.  

Big Bus Tours Sydney

See the sites and attractions of Sydney from Big Bus Sydney open top buses. Choose between two stunning sightseeing routes: The City Tour or The Bondi Tour. The City Tour shows off Sydney’s iconic landmarks including Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. The Bondi Tour allows you to explore Sydney’s beautiful Eastern Bays and Australia’s most famous Bondi Beach.



Best 4 and 5 star hotels in Sydney 

Pullman Sydney Hyde Park Hotel – 5 Stars 

The 5 star Pullman Sydney Hyde Park Hotel is right in the city centre, opposite the beautiful Hyde Park. The hotel is surrounded by Sydney’s best
hotels restaurants, bars, shopping, theatres, museums and attractions including the Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney Tower, Darling harbour,
and Westfield Sydney.

Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour Hotel – 4.5 stars

Prime location overlooking Darling Harbour.  Wake to dazzling skyline views, in your airy modern room, enjoy a dip in the pool and breakfast at their concept restaurant The Ternary, or on the terrace balcony. Enjoy brunch, a long lunch or beer in the sunshine at one of Darling Harbour’s many bars and eateries. Take in the many events, shows and exhibitions at the ICC, explore the harbour on a cruise or sailing experience, or take a 10-minute stroll across Pyrmont Bridge for the city centre.

Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney - MGallery by Sofitel 5 stars

The perfect location to get a glimpse of Sydney’s past and a unique base to explore the city. The 59 rooms at this 5 star hotel have all the modern amenities you could desire located in a charming historic setting.  Explore the historic cobbled laneways and architecture of this historic precinct and enjoy the stylish bars and restaurants. The Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridges, the Royal Botanic Garden, and the Museum of Contemporary Art are all nearby.

Novotel Sydney Darling Square Hotel – 4 stars 

The Novotel Sydney Darling Square Hotel is located in the heart of Darling Harbour and across from the ICC convention centre. The hotel is walking distance to the Darling Quarter, CBD and Chinatown. Enjoy brunch, a long lunch or beer in the sunshine at one of Darling Harbour’s many bars and eateries. Take in the many events, shows and exhibitions at the ICC, explore the harbour on a cruise or sailing experience, or chill out at the Chinese Gardens. 

Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney – 4 stars

Just five minutes walk from the International Convention Centre, and Darling Harbour’s dining, shopping and nightlife. Relax and recharge in the hotel’s luxurious indoor pool, sauna, spa or gym.

Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains - MGallery by Sofitel – 4 stars

A trip to Sydney isn't complete without an escape to the serenity of the world heritage listed Blue Mountains, located just 90 minutes west of Sydney. The 4 star Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains MGallery is perfectly located to explore the natural wonder around you - the walking tracks, waterfalls, forests, sandstone cliffs, canyons, and caves. Perfect for a get away with family, the hotel features games rooms, 5 onsite dining locations, indoor and outdoor pool, tennis courts, gym, billiards room, and kids game rooms.


Best Car Hire Deals in Sydney, Australia


Hertz Car Hire have 8 convenient pick up locations across Sydney. 

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Avis car hire have 10 convenient pick up locations across Sydney.

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Avis Car Rental


Budget car hire have 10 convenient pick up locations across Sydney.

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Best Personal Tranfer Services in Australia



Airport transfers are easy with Blacklane, Their professional transfer service allows you to relax and take some time out from it all as you travel. Their service includes complimentary wait time of up to 60 minutes for airport pick-ups and 15 minutes for other pick up locations. Their rates are all inclusive, with professional drivers and free cancellation up to 1 hour before one-way rides or 24 hours before hourly bookings...more


Intuitravel has the largest database for booking personal transfers across the globe. They cover 20,000 cities across 135 countries, and you can choose the level of service that suits you from economy shuttle buses to LUX cars, limousines and boats...more

Kiwitaxi provide an international service for booking transfers. Kiwitaxi offer a flexible tourist transfer service – allowing you to book transfers between tourist destination in addition to between airports, train, bus stations and ports. Their network covers 70 countries and 400 airports..more